Cypress Bridge project honored by transportation group

The City of Redding and its construction partners have been named one of three finalists in the California Transportation Foundation (CTF) annual awards program for the Cypress Avenue Bridge project. Completed in February 2011 after nearly four years of construction,… Continue Reading

Creek Clean-Up Volunteers Needed

The 6th Annual Community Creek Cleanup involves removing invasive vegetation within the Henderson Open Space, which sits along the Sacramento River just southeast of the Cypress Avenue bridge. This open space consists of more than 30 acres which has become… Continue Reading


Shasta Citizens for Democracy Plan Protest on Cypress St. Bridge

Shasta County Citizens for Democracy announce a new program, starting Sunday, Sept. 18, supporting the national movement, “Rebuilding the American Dream.” Members are inviting everyone, no matter what political party, to participate in demonstrations supporting the tenets of the national “Rebuild… Continue Reading

Saving Energy Isn’t A Trivial Pursuit

I received an announcement the other day from the California Energy Commission about a new website that, the commission promised, would provide “industry professionals, fleet managers and consumers with information about greener transportation choices for the 21st century.” I ignored… Continue Reading


Redding Dedicates Cypress Avenue Bridge

Public officials, engineers, contractors and even a few disinterested citizens celebrated the completion of the Cypress Avenue bridge in Redding on Thursday afternoon. Although the bridge opened to automobile, bicycle and pedestrian traffic about two months ago, Redding delayed the… Continue Reading


Coalition Aims To Improve Area’s Urban Cycling

It’s one of the great ironies of Redding. It’s a city blessed with a spectacular bike and pedestrian trail network along the Sacramento River. It’s a place surrounded by seemingly endless numbers of mountain bike trails. However, the city itself… Continue Reading